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8/29/2016

8/29/2016

As families across the U.S. get ready to send their children back to school, parents of kids with food allergies have a different sort of homework. They must make sure their kids are safe in the classroom, playground and lunchroom. For kids with nut allergies, does their school have a nut-free policy and, if it does, what does that mean?

8/29/2016

If the legions of big yellow buses taking to the roads this week run on time, there will be a collective sigh of relief from Deleware school administrators and parents across the state.

8/29/2016

There are a couple different takeaways from a recent report that less than 10 percent of K-8 schools in Oregon are meeting state requirements for physical education – despite having nine years to do so.

8/29/2016

While programs have been spreading across US high schools over the last several years, when it comes to elementary education one question still lingers: Why don't more schools teach philosophy?

8/29/2016

If students in the Rockford Public Schools in Illinois want to make music, they have opportunities to tune up with instruments. If they want to make art, they have paints, crayons, modeling clay and more at — and usually on — their fingertips.

8/29/2016

New resources and tools in Turnitin’s Rethink Feedback back-to-school program help K12 teachers and higher education instructors educate students about plagiarism and integrity, teach proper methods of attribution and improve student writing skills.

8/26/2016

8/26/2016

Back to school is an exciting time for student. But children in foster care are estimated to lose four to six months of academic progress with each move, causing them to fall behind and, later, decreasing the chances they will graduate from high school.

8/26/2016

As he enters his 35th year in education and 19th with the New Jersey district, Schools Superintendent Dennis Tobin announced his retirement at the end of the year. He has been serving as Sparta's superintendent since 2012.

8/26/2016

The Glasgow Independent Schools Board of Education selected Glasgow High School Principal Keith Hale as the district's next superintendent. He succeeds former Superintendent Sean Howard, who left to become superintendent of Ashland Independent Schools.

8/26/2016

In an effort to strengthen their safety and emergency preparedness, the York Central School District of the state of New York implemented the Rapid Responder technology platform districtwide this past school year.

8/26/2016

The students at Washington state's charter schools and the education advocates watching their progress won’t have much of a chance to establish their value if the state teachers union and others who want to shut charter schools down are successful in their recently filed lawsuit.

8/26/2016

More than 100,000 students are headed back to school in Baltimore County. They met with some non-traditional changes, especially when it comes to their report cards. The Maryland district is putting a new grading and reporting policy on the books that school officials said is based solely on achievement of course or grade level standards.

8/26/2016

To show the need for a huge corporate tax increase in the November ballot, which they both support, the state's teachers union and its largest parent lobbying group unveiled a primer on Oregon school finances and staffing levels.

8/26/2016

Two California school districts and one college prep school took legal action, claiming the artificial turf fields they invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in are breaking down sooner than expected.

8/26/2016

Financial investment matters, but getting involved, reading to children and helping them envision a better tomorrow—that’s transformational and it’s how we begin to chip away, child by child, household by household, community by community, at the stigma of low expectations and the lack of options that often lead to future violence.

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